Chicken Coconut Milk Soup

This Chicken Coconut Milk Soup features tender chicken simmered in a luscious broth of coconut milk infused with aromatic Thai herbs and spices.

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Chicken Coconut Milk Soup

Main Ingredients Boneless chicken, Coconut milk
Cuisine Thai
Course Soups
Prep Time 10-15 minutes
Cook time 5-10minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 100 grams boneless chicken, cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 5-6 kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 stalks lemongrass
  • 1 inch galangal, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 fresh red chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 stalk spring onion green, finely chopped


  1. Heat chicken stock in a deep non-stick pan. Add kaffir lime leaves.
  2. Roughly chop lemongrass and add, stir and bring to a boil.
  3. Add galangal, chicken strips and stir to mix. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add fish sauce and stir well. Adjust salt, stir to mix and add coconut milk. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add red chillies, 1 tablespoon chopped coriander and spring onion green, stir to mix and simmer for a minute.
  6. Garnish with remaining chopped coriander and serve piping hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1895
Carbohydrates 50.1
Protein 52.8
Fat 164.9
Other Fiber Niacin- 2.5mg